There are many themes in The Tempest. Explore the main themes of freedom, empathy and forgiveness and nature versus nurture looking at how they affect characters and influence the story.
Which main theme does Ariel seem to represent?
In what way is everyone in the play trapped?
They are in a prison
They are on a ship
They are on an island
How long have Prospero and Miranda been trapped on the island?
Which character seems destined never to be free?
What are Prospero's final words in the play, showing the importance of the theme of freedom?
Let me go
Set me free
Let me see
How does Miranda feel about the ship's crew during the storm?
She is worried about them
She hopes they sink
She laughs at their plight
Who does Caliban offer to beat?
What does Prospero eventually learn to do?
A three card trick
What does Prospero think is responsible for Caliban's evil character?
What aspects of the island does Caliban say is sweet?